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Iconographie du règne animal de G. Cuvier, ou, Représentation d'après nature de l'une des espèces les plus et souvent non encore figurées de chaque genre d'animaux : avec un texte descriptif mis au courant de la science : ouvrage pouvant servir d'atlas a tous les traites de zoologie


Published 1829
Topics Zoology
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Each section has separate t.p. and separate numeration of text and plates

Issued in 50 livraisons, each containing portions of different sections

"Paris: Imprimerie de Fain et Thunot"--Verso of half titles

Includes indexes

SCNHRB c. 1 has various prospecti and subscription invitations bound-in at end of t. 3

C. Nissen, Die Zoologische Buchillustration

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SCNHRB has three copies, two are incomplete

SCNHRB c. 1 (39088015065600, 39088015065642, 39088015065683, 39088015065725) incomplete: 339 plates only (lacking port. of Latreille); lacks text and plates pertaining to section on Insects; text section complete? ("Avis" lists pagination as 919 p. and this copy has ca. 300 p.)

SCNHRB c. 1 has some of the plates hand-colored

SCNHRB c. 1 has bookplates: United States Department of Agriculture Library; embossed on t.p.'s: USDA LIB

SCNHRB c. 1 quarter bound in either purple or black calf and mauve buckram, title in gilt on spine, marbled endpapers; bookseller's label: W. Junk ... Berlin; housed in gray cardboard archival boxes

SCNHRB c. 2 (39088015065766, 39088015065808, 39088015065840, 39088015065881) has an section, Insectes, bound separately

SCNHRB c. 2 has booklabel: Henri Donckier

SCNHRB c. 2 has bookplate of Collection of William Schaus, presented to the National Museum MCMV

SCNHRB c. 2 bound in black library buckram, title in gilt on spine; t. 2 bound in quarter calf and acid-patterned paper boards

SCNHRB c. 3 (39088015065923) incomplete, consisting of portraits and mollusks plates only

SCNHRB c. 3 stamped on livraison t.p.: Division of Mollusks Sectional Library

SCNHRB c. 3 half bound in sheepskin and acid-patterned boards (front cover missing); housed in an archival envelope


Volume t. 1 Insectes (1829-44)
Publisher Paris ; London : Chez J.B. Baillière
Pages 592
Language French
Call number 39088015065881
Digitizing sponsor Smithsonian Libraries
Book contributor Smithsonian Libraries
Collection biodiversity; americana
Notes Cullman Library (rare book)

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